Quantitative easing now looks permanent – and has turned central banks into pseudo governments
After a pause of a few months, the worlds leading central banks are printing money again to try to bolster their economies. Commonly known as quantitative easing or QE, the European Central Bank (ECB) resumed its programme...
Asian markets mixed, gold trades flat at $1,560 mark
All the major Asian indices were trading on a mixed note on Friday. Gold was trading around $1,560 mark while silver was trading around $17.78 mark.
Japans Nikkei was trading 0.20 pct higher at 23,844.50...
Canada’s retail sales likely to have rebounded in November
Canadian retail sales data for the month of November is set to release tomorrow. According to a TD Economics research report, the retail sales are expected to have recovered by rising 0.3 percent after one of the largest...
Singaporean industrial output likely remained in negative territory in December
Singapores industrial output data for the month of December is set to release tomorrow. According to a DBS Bank research report, the industrial output is expected to have remained in negative territory; however, the pace...
Norges Bank keeps interest rate unchanged, likely to remain on hold in coming period
Norwegian central bank kept the interest rate on hold today and repeated its view that rates will remain the same in the period ahead. No new rate path was presented, only a statement with Norges Banks assessment of...
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Commodity markets eased further this week, especially the energy complex dropped more than 5.10%, while agriculture was down 1.9%. The BCOM index declined 1.2% with losses somewhat offset by stronger industrial...
U.S. Treasuries jump ahead of initial jobless claims, 10-year TIPS auction
The U.S. Treasuries surged during Thursdays afternoon session ahead of the countrys initial jobless claims, scheduled to be released today by 13:30GMT, along with the 10-year auction, also due today at 18:00GMT.
German bunds jump ahead of ECB’s monetary policy meeting
The German bunds jumped during European trading session Thursday ahead of the European Central Banks (ECB) monetary policy meeting, scheduled to be held today by 12:45GMT, followed by the banks press conference, due at...